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Pac-12 by the numbers: Week 14

11/26/2014

Here is another random accounting of stats related to the Pac-12.

Stanford at UCLA

  • Stanford is minus-6 in turnover margin in Pac-12 games, but is just minus-4 in points off turnover margin.

  • UCLA running back Paul Perkins leads the Pac-12 with 1,262 yards rushing, which is the second-most for a UCLA running back over the last 10 years.

  • Stanford is one of 20 teams in the country to allow 11 or fewer touchdown passes this season.

  • Only nine teams in the country have allowed more first downs due to penalty than UCLA (26).

  • In conference games, UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley has rushed for 492 yards, which is the most in the Pac-12 and fifth-most among Power 5 quarterbacks.

Arizona State at Arizona

  • Arizona has scored 87 points off turnovers in conference games, the most in the Pac-12.

  • Over the last three seasons, ASU quarterback Taylor Kelly ranks fifth in the country with 75 touchdown passes.

  • Points per drive: Arizona 2.39; Arizona State 2.45.

  • Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright III is the only player in the country with at least 13 sacks and four forced fumbles.

  • Arizona State's penalty margin (minus-26) is tied for the fifth-best mark in the country.

Notre Dame at USC

  • USC has forced five turnovers in the red zone, the second-most among Power 5 teams.

  • USC leads the Pac-12 with 81 third-down conversions.

  • USC's red zone touchdown percentage (72.7) ranks third among Power 5 teams.

Oregon at Oregon State

  • Oregon has scored 40-plus points in six straight games and gained more than 500 yards of offense in its last five, both are the longest active streaks in the country.

  • Since being sacked 15 times in his first five games, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has been sacked just 10 times over the last six games.

  • With 1,050 rushing yards, Oregon running back Royce Freeman is the first true freshman in school history to crack the 1,000-yard mark.

  • Oregon State has averaged 30.3 points in the Civil War since 2004.

  • Oregon State's third-down conversion percentage is 30.9, which is the worst in the Pac-12, while Oregon has the best (52.4).

Washington at Washington State

  • WSU ranks last in the Pac-12 with a minus-12 in turnover margin in conference games.

  • WSU receiver Vince Mayle's 1,159 receiving yards in conference play is the third-most over the last 10 years.

  • Washington's John Ross ranks second in the nation with 760 kickoff-return yards.

  • Washington leads the nation with seven defensive touchdowns.

  • Washington outside linebacke Hau'oli Kikaha leads the nation in sacks (17.5) and tackles for loss (23.5)

Utah at Colorado

  • Utah kicker Andy Phillips has eight field goals of 40-plus yards in conference games, which is twice as many as any other kicker in the conference.

  • Utah punter Tom Hackett leads the nation in punts downed inside the 20 (34) and 10 (19).

  • Utah's Kaelin Clay leads the nation with four kicks returned for touchdowns.

  • Colorado has allowed 20 sacks this season, which is the fewest in the Pac-12.

  • Colorado's Nelson Spruce is tied for the national lead with 101 catches.

BYU at Cal

  • Quarterback Jared Goff finished the Pac-12 season with 3,070 yards. He's just the fourth player since 2004 to eclipse the 3,000-yard mark in conference games.

  • Cal has never played in a bowl after starting the season 5-6.

  • Cal running back Daniel Lasco needs 15 yards rushing against BYU to become the sixth Pac-12 player to rush for 1,000 yards this season.

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